October 7, 2019
Planning for emergencies requires a good imagination.
September 3, 2019
Across the U.S. there seems to be an endless variety of confined spaces; some complicated, others quite simple. When it comes to ensuring the safety of entrants, it seems that the simpler the space, the greater the danger.
Tagged as: Confined Space
August 9, 2019
Using a belay (secondary) line for fall protection works well if done properly. One of the challenges of using these systems is ensuring that the belay line mirrors the movements of the rescuer or patient.
July 18, 2019
One question which is always asked in our Fall Protection Competent Person classes relates to harnesses and expiration dates. In other words, are we required to take a harness out of service after a specific amount of time?
How fast should a forklift travel? The question is asked often, but we know there is no single answer. There is, however, a process we can use to determine the answer.
Categorized under: Forklift Blog
When discussing confined space or other types of technical rescue, the question of applying OSHA standards to these operations often comes up. This is one of many questions we tackle in our Confined Space Rescue Team Leader classes .
Categorized under: Rescue Blog
April 2, 2019
Developing a confined space rescue capability is relatively easy: purchase equipment, select your team, and provide training. But then comes the real challenge: maintaining this capability. In our experience, organizations that are able to maintain a viable rescue capability share two characteristics: 1) They have buy-in from management, and 2) they have one or more effective team leaders.
D2000 Safety has recently entered into a partnership with the Initial Response Institute to bring effective HAZWOPER training to our clients. The Initial Response Institute (IRI) has been providing this type of training for decades and the company’s founder, David Bargabos, has recently joined D2000 Safety as our Director of Education.
In our Summer, 2018 newsletter we looked at the ways in which stability and friction can affect load handling. In part two we’ll see how the load’s weight and center of gravity affect stability.
Categorized under: Blog